Merlyn Gail Kothmann and Grand Champion Steer

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Photograph of Merlyn Gail Kothmann wearing a short-sleeved pantsuit and holding the lead rope of a Grand Champion steer. She is holding the winning banner on the steer's back. In the background are two old cars and an old truck.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 6.5 in.

Creation Information

Smith, Guy E. 1944.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Cattle Raisers Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 145 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of Merlyn Gail Kothmann wearing a short-sleeved pantsuit and holding the lead rope of a Grand Champion steer. She is holding the winning banner on the steer's back. In the background are two old cars and an old truck.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 6.5 in.

Notes

Typed on the back of the photograph is, "Surprise---1st Hereford steer-900-1025--champ. Hereford steer & gr. champ. steer of the show--Fort Worth show 1944 Merlyn Gail Kothmann, Mason, Texas".

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • 1944

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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 5:19 p.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2011, 9:08 p.m.

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Smith, Guy E. Merlyn Gail Kothmann and Grand Champion Steer, photograph, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth43951/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cattle Raisers Museum.